Glenn Shor

Job title: 
Safe Transportation Research and Education Center
Glenn Shor is a Lecturer. He retired as Research and Policy Advisor at CalOSHA, California Department of Industrial Relations in December 2019. He managed California/BLS Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries program, and worked with Workers’ Compensation Information System (WCIS). From 2010 to 2012, he was on loan as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, US Department of Labor, Washington DC.

He served in several positions in California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) including Project Manager, Chief of Policy and Legislation, and acting Research Manager. He served as principal consultant for workers’ compensation for the California Senate Industrial Relations Committee and staff member of the Senate Office of Research.

Glenn Shor is a lecturer and affiliated researcher with the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at U.C. Berkeley, where he co-teaches a School of Public Health course on injury prevention and control. He also is a lecturer in the Department of Public Health at CSU-Sacramento, where he teaches Occupational Health and Safety Law and Regulation.

He is an active member and chair of History group of the Occupational Health and Safety Section of the American Public Health Association. Also on Editorial Board of New Solutions, and has co-edited journal issues on Workers’ Compensation (2000) and a special issue commemorating the 100th anniversary of the APHA/OHS section (2014). He was recently a member of the National Academy of Sciences study panel on “Developing a Smarter National Surveillance System for Occupational Safety and Health in the 21st Century.”

Shor has a Ph.D. and Masters in Public Policy (MPP) from the Graduate School of Public Policy (now Goldman School of Public Policy) at U.C. Berkeley, and a B.A. from University of Pennsylvania.